Found what's left of two chickens in the tree

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Kaleysdream, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Kaleysdream

    Kaleysdream Hatching

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    I am located in the Green Swamp, in Florida. My question is, today I found two...what's left of them [​IMG] ...chickens in a tree right under what I think is a squirrel's nest along with some broken chicken eggs in it. What does anyone think would take them up in the tree to eat? They are decent size chickens, when I bought them, I was told they were Leghorns (got them at TSC). Any ideas?
     
  2. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    My BF is guessing it could be a racoon.
     
  3. Kaleysdream

    Kaleysdream Hatching

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Songster

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    If the eggs were in the nest is it possible the hen layed in the nest up there? Then got themselves kill by a hawk? They just may have gone up there on their own.
     

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